Interim Project Accountant

Discipline: Finance

Sector: Local Government

Location: London

Type: Temporary

Date posted: 09/07/2019

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Salary: £350 - £400 per day


A Local Authority in the Home Counties is currently going through a period of change and to facilitate this change they need some interim finance resource.

The Role:

  • Prepare and co-ordinate annual revenue and capital estimates, work with budget managers to monitor those budgets throughout the year, and close the accounts on an annual basis for a distinct area of the Council’s accounts OR for an area of specialism, and be fully responsible for the planning and maintenance of own workload and for projects in respect of this
  • Offer a professional service to customers (e.g Cost Centre managers, Chief Officers) in order to provide a quality financial and management information service, including advice, to customers of the Accountancy Section and ensure value for money for the Council.
  • Represent finance on inter- and intra-departmental working groups (e.g. Service Director’s Management Teams), sub-committees, and some external groups and provide financial management and related expertise as and when required

The main focus of the role is being able to interpret data from multiple spreadsheets and be able to deliver cost savings analysis on various projects that the authority have.

Ideally you will have local authority experience and must be comfortable working with complex and large excel spreadsheets.

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33 King Street, St. James’s,
London, SW1Y 6RJ

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